Evolution and humans: big brain size or use. size (Evolution)

by David Turell @, Monday, May 29, 2017, 23:30 (901 days ago) @ David Turell

I think it should be clear that when a 200cc increase in size is mentioned, what that means should be visualized. The increase is roughly equivalent to a seven ounce glass of water. That is a big jump in brain volume. It doesn't reveal if complexity or density are increased in the newly enlarged brain, but its evolution involves coordination with skull growth to accommodate the new volume. Not a simple process.


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